BNA WINE GROUP ADDS WINE INDUSTRY VETERAN AS REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
August 01, 2012
NASHVILLE, TENN. – BNA Wine Group, LLC has added wine sales and marketing veteran Daniel A. Nelson as regional sales manager for the Nashville-based company’s wine brands.
Nelson will be based in Tampa, Fla., and will work with Gary Carr, partner and national sales manager for BNA Wine Group, representing the company’s portfolio of wines to distributor partners, retailers and consumers.
“Dan has incredible knowledge of all levels of the wine business, from both the winery and distributor perspectives,” said John Hooper, owner and president of BNA Wine Group. “His experience in introducing and developing new wines in the marketplace will be invaluable as we continue to grow and expand our portfolio of wines.”
Nelson’s 20-plus years of wine experience includes developing and executing national and regional sales and marketing plans for Castoro Cellars, Norman Vineyards, Clos LaChance Winery and EOS Estate Winery. He also held southeastern region sales positions with wine distributors Paterno Imports and Premier Beverage. He is a graduate of University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla., and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing.
About BNA Wine Group, LLC BNA Wine Group, LLC challenges ordinary wine-making practices to produce wines notable for their taste and value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., with an office and physical presence in St. Helena, Calif., the company’s current portfolio includes Butternut Chardonnay, Bandwagon Pinot Noir, Bandwagon Chardonnay, The Rule Cabernet Sauvignon and Volunteer Cabernet Sauvignon.